# How much material do I need to make a king size quilt?

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## How do I figure out how many yards of fabric I need for a quilt?

If your quilt is wider than 60″, you may use one or two vertical seams to piece the backing.

1. Quilt top length x 2 + 12. Divide by 36″ to determine yardage.
2. Example for a 70×84″ quilt top: 84″ x 2 = 168″. 168″ + 12 =180″. 180″ divided by 36″ = 5 yards.

## Can you quilt a king size quilt on a sewing machine?

Machine quilting it yourself…

Absolutely! But it will be harder than a queen size…than a twin…than a table runner… simply because of it’s size. … Machine quilting is fun and rewarding, and even more so when you give yourself the gift of the time to learn and practice.

## What is the width and length of a king size quilt?

Double/Full 81″x96″ Queen 90″x108″ King 120″x120″

## How much does a quilt shrink when quilted?

Quilting Shrinkage

Quilt Top Size (Before Quilting) Quilt Size (After Binding)
83” X 105” 80” X 102”
57” X 68” 55 ½” X 66 ½”
66 ¾” X 84 5/8” 64 ¾” X 82 ¾”
69” X 69” 67 ¼” X 67 ¼”

## What is the most common size quilt block?

Probably the most common size of quilt block (and definitely the most preferred of the FaveQuilts audience), the 12-inch size is great because it’s so versatile, and you’ve got plenty of space to show off your clever use of HSTs or fussy cut fabrics.

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## How do I calculate how much fabric I need?

Figure out how much fabric you need with this formula:

1. Width of fabric divided by width of one piece equals the number of pieces that fit into width (rounded down to the whole number).
2. Total number of pieces divided by number of pieces that fit into width equals number of rows you need.

## How do you convert king size duvet to Queen?

Turn a king-size duvet cover into a queen size.

1. Measure the width of the comforter and add 2 inches to the measure. …
2. Measure the comforter length and add 1 inch. …
3. Measure in on each side to the point you figured for the new cover width. …
4. Measure from the top down to the point you figured for the new cover length.